Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Pakora - Vegetable fritters

Who does not like fried crispy food. Pakora is a famous snack served anytime with tea or coffee. They use to be a regular item during the rainy moon soon season. The minute its starts raining, pakora preparation comes along with it. There can be many variations in number of vegetables and their proportions. Its a very forgiving recipe so change the vegetables proportion according to your taste buds.


Chickpea flour/Besan                       2 cups
Onion                                              1 sliced
Potato                                             1 sliced like thin french fries
Salt                                                 1 tsp or to taste
Chili flakes                                      1 tsp
Baking powder                               1/4 tsp
Green chili                                       2 sliced
Pomegranate seeds                          1 tsp
Coriander seeds crushed                 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds                                    1 tsp
Yogurt                                             1 tsp
Garam masala                                  1 tsp
Dried fenugreek                               1/2 tsp


Put everything in a bowl and mix all the ingredients by adding water and achieving the pour-able consistency. Mixture should be soft but not watery or runny.
Heat oil in a wok and using a tablespoon, drop in medium heat oil. Once the bottom starts browning, turn them over and cook other side.
Drain on a paper towel and serve hot with Tomato Walnut Chutney .

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